CASE India Inaugurates Skill Development Centre in Pithampur

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Indore: CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, inaugurated Skill Development Centre to provide a good understanding and training on Loader Backhoe operation. The initiative contributes to the Central Government’s Skill India Mission by training 240 professionals each year. The 1200 sq. ft. facility comprises two classrooms dedicated to theory classes and counselling.

The centre is located at Sonvai, Rau, Pithampur and was inaugurated in the presence of R K Bhawer, CGM, MPIDC, Lata Kinwani, Consultant to State Skill Development Corporation, Pradeep Madhukar, Principal Nodal ITI, Ram Kisan Solanki, Sarpanch, Sonvai, Abhijit Gupta, Head of Product Development, CASE Construction India, Satendra Tiwari – Plant Head, Puneet Vidyarthi – Head Marketing and Business Development, and other senior officials from CASE Construction India.

On the occasion, Satendra Tiwari, Plant Head – CASE Construction, India said, “We are pleased to announce the establishment of the centre which is aimed at supporting and furthering people’s learning ambitions. We are not only dedicated to developing their abilities but also keen on helping them seek employment and develop their soft skills for any future opportunities. We are sure that this Skill Development Centre will add value for all our trainees.” 

The training centre is open to accept entries from applicants in the age group of 18 to 35 years with a minimum education qualification of 8th Standard. The individual must be an LMV commercial driving license holder. Training and accommodation will be provided free of charge. The trainees can be employed with CNH dealers/clients or other loader backhoe dealers/construction sites. The employment of the trainees will depend upon the available placement opportunities within the district or State. The programme has already enrolled 30 trainees and will initiate its first batch soon.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Puneet Vidyathi, Head – Marketing and Business Development – CASE Construction, India & SAARC said, “CASE India is committed to empowering youth in the rural community through this initiative and providing vocational opportunities to the trainees. Through the Loader Backhoe Skill Development programme, we will help the trainees to find employment in the ecosystem through CASE dealer partners, vendors and suppliers or other possible opportunities in the industry within the district or state. We look forward to making a difference in the life of young individuals in the construction equipment and related industry, and hope to positively impact many families.”

The training programme will be conducted for minimum mandated hours, as stipulated by the Infrastructure Equipment Sector Skill Council and as per common norms and notification issued by the Ministry of Skills and Entrepreneurship of the Government of India. The programme will be broadly divided into key categories – technical skills, product and process knowledge, health and safety, soft skills grooming, including interpersonal skills, personal management, work-life sensitivity and life skills.

The programme will also offer basic computer knowledge assessment and certification, and periodic assessments as a post-training course which will be conducted by CASE India’s experts and industry professionals. All trainees will be assessed and certified by Infrastructure Equipment Sector Skill Council Roles & Responsibilities.  

CASE offers a full range of construction equipment in the country and is a leader in Vibratory Compactor Segment. The company produces Made-in-India products from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh for domestic as well as export markets.